Rural Trauma Development Course (RTTDC©)
No courses scheduled at this time (updated: 5/8/12)
- Describe components of their state, regional, and local trauma system as it currently exists.
- Identify components of an effective trauma system.
- Describe what is necessary to develop a rural trauma team.
- Describe what is necessary to prepare for their local hospital's treatment of the critically injured trauma patient.
- Outline the components of the Primary Survey, Decision for Transfer to Definitive Care, and Secondary Survey.
- Demonstrated the concepts of the Primary Survey, Decision for Transfer to Definitive Care and Secondary Survey as applied in simulated injured patient scenarios.
Who can participate
Healthcare professionals who respond to and care for injured patients that have been designated as a "trauma" patient, and who will be rendering the patient's care prior to the arrival at the rural hospital emergency department and the subsequent care provided at the rural facility.
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
OHSU School of Medicine, Division of CME, designates this educational activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurse Contact Hours
Provide approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 8627 for 8.7 contact hours.